Heritage Buildings: Complexities & Cost Impacts - Webinar (EST)


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Date and Time: September 21, 2022 Noon - 2:15pm EST

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This engaging session will help insurance professionals understand the ramifications of underwriting heritage status buildings dealing with replacement costs and repair values through the use of case studies. The session will further explore how to assemble the right team of experts and identify which third parties to liaise with to ensure a successful strategy in the event of a claim. We will review in-depth how to choose the appropriate treatment for historic buildings and why it is critical to understand the difference between preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and reconstruction and the cost implications for each.

Webinar Objectives

• Understand the complexities of underwriting heritage status buildings
• Navigate the claims process with heritage status buildings
• Recognize the differences between preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and reconstruction for heritage status buildings

Webinar Presenters

Nicholas Charlton, PQS, AssocRICS, GSC, Director - J. S. Held
Nicholas has been providing building science services for over 30 years across Canada and Europe for new construction and building restoration to a broad array of public and private sector clientele, including Fortune 500 companies. This experience includes exposure to a variety of building types, including Historical, Residential, Condominiums, Municipal, Industrial, Institutional, Commercial/Retail, Hospitals, Power Generating Facilities, Entertainment, and Recreation.

Colin Robertson,  Chief Underwriting Officer & Vice President, Risk Control  - Ecclesiastical Insurance
Colin Robertson joined the Canadian team in 2008 from Ecclesiastical, United Kingdom office, where he held progressively senior positions. Colin brings over 25 years of experience in management, underwrit-ing, risk control and business development to his role. As Chief Underwriting Officer & Vice President of Risk Control, Colin is accountable for and leads Ecclesiastical's underwriting strategy across all market segments Canada-wide, ensuring sustainable profitability that aligns with the company's business goals and objectives. In addition, he is also responsible for the growth and evolution of the organization's risk management practice and developing innovative, proactive solutions for customers and broker partners. Colin leads a national team of experienced and qualified underwriting and risk professionals who work locally with customers and brokers. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds the Canadian Risk Management Designation and a National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health.

John Fitzgerald, CIP, CFEI, General Adjuster  - Crawford & Company
John is a large and complex loss adjuster with the Crawford & Company Global Technical Services team and specializes in commercial property claims, including product liability, builder's risk, course of construction and wrap-up liability claims. John has also been involved in international and domestic catastrophe experiences, including a deployment to the Bahamas to handle losses following hurricane Irene. John is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and currently handles large commercial fire losses throughout British Columbia.

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CE hours: 2 Technical (pending)

Fees: Include GST. Insurance Institute membership required

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